Program Development

RFI: Methods and Leading Practices for Advancing Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through Government

OMB seeks input, information, and recommendations from a broad array of stakeholders in the public, private, advocacy, not-for-profit, and philanthropic sectors on available methods, approaches, and tools that could assist in identifying effective methods for assessing whether agency policies and actions equitably serve all eligible individuals and communities, particularly those that are currently and historically underserved.

Building Staff Co-Regulation to Support Healthy Relationships in Youth: A Guide for Practitioners

This guide begins by explaining how self-regulation underlies success in many areas of life and why adolescence is a crucial time for caring adults—like HMRE and other youth-serving practitioners—to offer self-regulation support.

Measuring Co-Regulation: A Draft Tool for Observing Educators in Youth-Serving Programs

This brief describes a draft observation tool that was developed and piloted as part of a formative study to translate theory about co-regulation into practice in youth-serving Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education (HMRE) programs.

Resource: Adolescent Health: What Works In Schools

This evidence-based approach to school-based HIV and STD prevention includes quality sexual health education, connecting students to sexual health services, and establishing safe and supportive school environments.

FY 2021 NASA Teams Engaging Affiliated Museums and Informal Institutions Grant Forecasting (Funding Opportunity)

Fiscal Year 2021 NASA Teams Engaging Affiliated Museums and Informal Institutions is planned to be offered as an omnibus solicitation containing individual separate response opportunities within it.

Opportunity for Involvement: NASA STEM Engagement Call for Reviewers for Informal STEM Education Proposals

The NASA Teams Engaging Affiliated Museums and Informal Institutions (TEAM II) management team is recruiting qualified peer reviewers external to NASA to review NASA TEAM II proposals.

Resource: Dear Adult Leaders: #ListenToYouth

This four-week series from America's Promise Alliance and The 74 shares open letters from high school students to decision-makers in their states and communities that call for specific actions to address issues that arose from a recent town hall as top-of-mind for young people. One call to action was abundantly clear: young people want decision-makers to take their ideas and experiences into consideration. Not only because it’s the right thing to do—it’s also the smart thing to do.

Past Event: Webinar on Advancing the Use of Core Components Approaches: Suggestions for Researchers Publishing Evaluation Results

This webinar identifies categories of data important to collect and report on that would advance core components approaches. It also engages audience members in a discussion about how best to incentivize researchers, journal editors and others to make more complete and detailed information available to identify, test, and scale up core components of effective programs.

Resource: Advancing the Use of Core Components of Effective Programs: Suggestions for Researchers Publishing Evaluation Results

This brief explains why it is important to collect and report on a wide range of program characteristics and the kinds of characteristics that should routinely be collected and reported in order to facilitate future meta-analyses that can help the field identify core components of effective programs.